Website monitoring and statistics

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Web statistics for October 2016

  • Unique Visitors, 130,269
  • Returning Visitors 42,630
  • Total Visits, 200,238
  • Page Views, 776,442
  • Desktop Users 49.3% (46.7% excluding Council staff)
  • Tablet Users 14.5% (15.3% excluding Council staff)
  • Mobile Users 36.2% (38.0% excluding Council staff)

The Council website's performance monitoring service is provided externally by Siteimprove to ensure an independent assessment, real end-user perspective and objective measurement of our site.

Web Statistics from Previous Years

Website visitor statistics from previous months, including total visitors, total visits and page views.

Annual web statistics for April 2016 to October 2016

  • Unique Visitors, 998,600
  • Total Visits, 2,008,443
  • Page Views, 7,904,234
  • Returning Visitors 95,684
  • Desktop Users, 1,009,346 (725,281 excluding Council staff)
  • Tablet Users, 306,027 (306,024 excluding Council staff)
  • Mobile Users, 693,070 (693,051 excluding Council staff)

Annual web statistics for April 2015 to March 2016

  • Unique Visitors, 1,108,987
  • Total Visits, 2,249,905
  • Page Views, 9,051,733
  • Returning Visitors 104,937
  • Desktop Users, 1,197,831
  • Tablet Users, 365,816
  • Mobile Users, 686,258

Annual web statistics for April 2014 to March 2015

  • Unique Visitors, 1,264,367
  • Total Visits, 2,462,892
  • Page Views, 8,857,089

Annual web statistics for April 2013 to March 2014

  • Unique Visitors, 1,311,294
  • Total Visits, 2,403,879
  • Page Views, 8,704,745

Annual web statistics for April 2012 to March 2013

  • Unique Visitors, 1,280,351
  • Total Visits, 2,237,217
  • Page Views, 7,257,292

Annual web statistics for April 2011 to March 2012

  • Total browsers - 1,761,114
  • Unique browsers - 750,191
  • Total Visits - 1,538,699
  • Page Views - 6,756,243

Annual web statistics for April 2010 to March 2011

  • Unique browsers - 999,635
  • Total Visits - 1,694,394
  • Page Views - 7,276,023